How Tool Hire Jobs Save Christmas

How tool hire jobs save Christmas

Individuals who work in tool hire jobs play an important role all through the year, giving professionals and members of the public alike the chance to get hold of the right tool for the job, without having to pay the full purchase price to own it for themselves. But in the run-up to Christmas, the…

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Independents Lead the Way on Tool Hire Recruitment

Independents lead the way on tool hire recruitment

There are a few big names that come up time and time again in tool hire recruitment, with major chains of tool hire providers logically needing the largest number of employees. But figures from the National Merchant Buying Society show the extent to which independent firms play their part across all areas of the builders’ merchants…

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More Self Build Sites Could Boost Tool Hire Vacancies

Safety measures in construction site operations are critical

The government’s continued commitment to supporting self-builders could bring further good news in terms of the availability of tool hire vacancies, as more people need the correct tools to construct the home of their dreams. At the end of September, the Department for Communities and Local Government announced 11 new areas nationwide to receive special…

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CPA Conference to Focus on Prospects for Jobs in Plant Hire

How plant hire jobs can help SMEs deliver new homes

The future of jobs in plant hire is likely to be high on the agenda this October as the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) holds a new event, the CPA Plant Conference. Scheduled for October 23rd at Wyboston Lakes Conference Centre near St Neots, Cambridgeshire, the one-day event follows an itinerary with presentations by several high-level representatives…

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Harnessing Social Media to Recruit into Construction Roles

Plant and Tool Hire Jobs & Social Media

A campaign is underway to recruit more young people into construction roles such as plant hire jobs, including a focus on increasing the proportion of entrants into the industry who are female. Just 12% of the current workforce in construction roles like plant hire jobs are female, making a male-dominated sector as a whole. But…

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Positive Signs for Tool Hire Jobs Thanks to Custom Build Fund

Positive signs for tool hire jobs thanks to Custom Build Fund

Tool hire jobs could be among the beneficiaries of the Custom Build Fund, a £150 million government initiative that aims to help finance building plots for custom housing. The Federation of Master Builders welcomed the announcement of the fund at the end of June, calling it good news for homebuyers and house-builders alike. Chief executive…

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‘Planning Revolution’ Could Boost Jobs in Tool Hire

How plant hire jobs can help SMEs deliver new homes

A so-called ‘planning revolution’ could be good news for people seeking jobs in tool hire in the years to come. The Chancellor’s Mansion House speech, delivered earlier this month, outlined moves to increase the amount of brownfield development that takes place in the UK. By doing so, this not only means old building plots may…

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Jobs in Plant Hire may Benefit from Construction Growth

Jobs in plant hire may benefit from construction growth

Jobs in plant hire could be in greater supply in the months ahead, following the prediction that the market for industrial machinery will grow substantially over the course of 2014 as a whole. In a report from IHS Technology, the analyst firm forecasts 6.3% growth in global industrial machinery sales, more than twice the 2.9%…

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Plant Hire Vacancies Could Grow with Alternative Lending

How plant hire jobs can help SMEs deliver new homes

Work to ensure construction SMEs can access alternative lending could be good news for plant hire vacancies as any increase in funding for construction should lead to greater demand for machinery and equipment. Since the economic downturn began back around 2007-08, the banks have tightened their lending criteria on everything from mortgages to business loans. But…

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Get Girls Plumbing to Enhance Tool Hire Recruitment

Get Girls Plumbing to enhance tool hire recruitment

Tool hire recruitment could have more of a gender balance in the years to come, following initiatives like Get Girls Plumbing. Organized by WaterSafe and supported by trade bodies like the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering, Get Girls Plumbing is a scheme to help redress the balance of gender-based careers guidance in years…

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